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By Robert A. Norman

ISBN-10: 144714578X

ISBN-13: 9781447145783

ISBN-10: 1447145798

ISBN-13: 9781447145790

This is a entire, useful, densely illustrated diagnostic and healing consultant for all geriatric dermatology companies. The e-book contains 50 chapters and over six hundred colour images on themes starting from universal stipulations comparable to basal phone carcinoma, rosacea, and seborrheic dermatitis to strange stipulations corresponding to angiosarcoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, and porphyria cutanea tarda.

Sections include:

- Inflammatory stipulations (including touch dermatitis, alopecia, erythema multiforme, pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid, porphyria, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, seborrhea, urticaria, xerosis, and more)

- Infections (fungus, herpes simplex and zoster, scabies, lice, and warts)

- epidermis indicators in systemic sickness (skin tags, cutaneous metastases, xanthomas)

- nearby dermatoses (intertrigo, leg ulcers, strain sores)

- Benign tumors (chondrodermatitis, cysts, ganglion, fibrous papule, seborrheic keratoses, lentigines, and benign vascular lesions)

- Pre-malignant and malignant tumors (actinic keratoses, angiosarcoma, basal cellphone carcinoma, dermatofibroma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, intraepidermal neoplasia, Kaposi's sarcoma, keratoacanthoma, lentigo maligna, cutaneous lymphoma, Mycosis fiungoides, cancer, nevi and moles, and squamous mobilephone carcinoma)

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26 Gottron’s papules on the knuckles are suggestive of dermatomyositis 14 1 Geriatric Dermatology: Overview Fig. 29 Lentigo maligna melanoma is the final result of a longneglected lentigo maligna (Courtesy of Dr. L. Swinyer) Fig. 30 A deep, dirty ulcer in a patient with normal arterial and venous circulation Aging Skin: Immune Responses Figs. 32 Close-up view showing jagged, undermined border Fig. 33 Close-up of hand showing multiple ulcers that developed at sites of puncture wounds (pathergy) 15 16 1 Geriatric Dermatology: Overview Fig.

19 Early pattern of hair loss 4 Bullous Pemphigoid Clinical Description Diagnosis The dermatological manifestiations of bullous pemphigoid can be either subacute or acute, with widespread, tense bullae (blisters 1 cm or more in diameter). Pruritus is an accompany secondary effect. Urticarial lesions may also be present before blisters of the vesicular form. Generalized erythroderma can resemble psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and other conditions with exfoliative erythroderma. Pemphigoid nodularis has clinical features that resemble prurigo nodularis, with blisters arising on normal-appearing or nodular lesional skin.

Histopathologic investigation reveals reticulated subepidermal papillary abscesses with neutrophils. Clinical Description Differential Diagnosis Excoriations and tiny papulovesicles occur on the extensor surfaces of the elbows, knees, sacrum, and scalp [1–4]. You may find crusts and erosions on an erythematous base with postinflammatory hypo- and hyperpigmentation. Etiology and Pathophysiology Gluten-sensitive enteropathy and dermopathy result from the deposition of IgA in the skin and gut and from the activation of neutrophils.

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